Tourism just isn’t part of the Moloka’i vocabulary, and that’s the way the locals want to keep it. As a result, the island attracts a different kind of visitor; one who doesn’t mind that the population is barely double my high school, that there’s only one place of accommodation, or that the occasional gecko may […]Read more "Getting Back to Basics in Moloka’i"
Nothing prepared me for my first sight of the Kalaulau Valley. The green ribs of the Na Pali cliffs rose from the ocean with a reptilian magnificence. It’s easy to see why this dramatic stretch of coastline was chosen to represent Isla Nublar in Jurassic Park.Read more "The Imposing Cliffs of Kaua’i"
In a dive bar in Waikiki, a surfer with waist-length dreadlocks struck up a conversation. Interested to get the local perspective, I asked him about his favourite view in Oahu. He told me that in one of the richest suburbs, there’s a jawdropping hike. You climb a mountain and at the summit is a concrete ‘catwalk’ of sorts, […]Read more "Trespassing to Dead Man’s Catwalk (in Photos)"